It may seem odd for Nathan Bowles to sit on a Los Angeles rooftop surrounded by cacti playing "Burnt Ends Rag" on a banjo. But, doggone-it, the whole thing just works. That's because the new vanguard of bluegrass/old-time/string band music is populated with artists unafraid to try new things in new places in order to engage new listeners. And, for Bowles, it's working very well.  

Directed and Edited by Richard Downie

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